Historical Events In 1981
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
Jan 16 Ivan Lendl intentionally loses a match in the Volvo Masters in order to avoid having to play Björn Borg on this day in history.
Jan 16 On this day in history john Lennon releases "Woman" in UK
Jan 16 In the year 1981 leon Spinks is mugged, his assailants even take his gold teeth
Jan 16 Protestant gunmen shoot & wound Bernadette Devlin McAliskey & husband on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1981 bernard Lee, actor (M in James Bond Movies), dies at 73
Jan 17 Philippino President Marcos ends state of siege in the year 1981.
Jan 18 Iran accepts US offer of $7.9 billion in frozen assets on this day in history.
Jan 18 Iran agrees in principle to the release of 52 Americans held hostage for more than 14 months on this day in history.
Jan 18 Wendy O Williams arrested in Milwaukee for on-stage obscenity on this day in history.
Jan 19 On this day in history iran agrees in principle to the release of 52 Americans held hostage for more than 14 months.
Jan 19 In the year 1981 muhammad Ali talks a despondent 21 year old out of committing suicide
Jan 19 US & Iran sign agreement to release 52 American hostages in the year 1981.
Jan 20 Admiral Stansfield Turner, USN (Retired), ends term as 12th director of CIA on this day in history.
Jan 20 Iran releases the 52 American hostages it had held for over a year in the year 1981.
Jan 20 In the year 1981 ronald Reagan inaugurated as President
Jan 20 Ronald Reagan was inaugurated as the 40th president of the United States. That same day, 52 American hostages were released by Iran after 444 days in captivity on this day in history.
Jan 21 In the year 1981 allyn Joslyn, actor (They Won't Forget, Cafe Society), dies at 79
Jan 21 On this day in history bernhard Goetz is assaulted for first time on a New York subway train
Jan 22 Fannie Thomas, US, dies at 113 on this day in history.
Jan 23 On this day in history bobby Sherwood, orch leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 66
Jan 23 Jochem Bird elected mayor of West Berlin on this day in history.
Jan 24 Kim Hughes scores 213 vs India at Adelaide on this day in history.
Jan 25 Adele Marie Astaire, sister of Fred Astaire, dies at 82 in the year 1981.
Jan 25 Mao's widow Jiang Qing sentenced to death on this day in history.
Jan 25 The 52 American hostages held by Iran for 444 days arrive back in the U.S on this day in history.
Jan 26 Sandeep Patil scores memorable 174 vs Australia at Adelaide Oval in the year 1981.
Jan 27 In the year 1981 leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58), dies at 78
Jan 28 In the year 1981 olympic Glory tanker at Galveston Bay, Texas, spills 1 million gallons of oil in a ship collision
Jan 28 In the year 1981 william J Casey becomes the 13th director of CIA (until 1987)
Jan 29 Cozy Cole rocker (Topsy Part II), dies in the year 1981.
Jan 29 In the year 1981 cozy Cole, rocker (Topsy Part II), dies
Jan 30 8th American Music Award Kenny Rogers wins in the year 1981.
Jan 31 "The Tide Is High" by Blondie hits #1 on this day in history.
Jan 31 38th Golden Globes Ordinary People, Coal Miner's Daughter in the year 1981.